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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-31-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
You may surpass the amount of time I had a...

You may surpass the amount of time I had a Crosstrek loaner, 110 days (3 months, 20 days). So long, I had to schedule an oil change for the loaner, and people were asking if I traded the BRZ for...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-19-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,896
Posted By Gunman
I haven't used a mirror to shave, in...heck, I...

I haven't used a mirror to shave, in...heck, I don't remember the last time.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-26-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,973
Posted By Gunman
It's driven off the back of the intake cam, as I...

It's driven off the back of the intake cam, as I recall, so when all of that came apart for the recall, there is always the chance for it to become damaged.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-12-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,019
Posted By Gunman
Check ALL the passages, anyplace a piece of old...

Check ALL the passages, anyplace a piece of old silicone could fly, even if you don't think any went that way. Check the pan, check the oil pickup tube, then check again. No one wants your 86 on...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-11-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 89,532
Posted By Gunman
Could be a cam sprocket, some of the original...

Could be a cam sprocket, some of the original ones had issues, which would mess up the timing adjust.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-07-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 246,782
Posted By Gunman
Humpfrz, the poster formerly known as humfrz.

Humpfrz, the poster formerly known as humfrz.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-06-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 89,532
Posted By Gunman
Lack of longblocks in Subaru's U.S. inventory, is...

Lack of longblocks in Subaru's U.S. inventory, is what I was told back in March, and the reason in my case.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-29-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 55,032
Posted By Gunman
My 2013 never had this problem, and was usually...

My 2013 never had this problem, and was usually parked outside. I did have a clear ir/uv blocking film on the windshield, and used aerospace 303 protectant on the dash, which I think saved it.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 05-23-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Gunman
If the car wasn't sponsored by Red Bull, and I...

If the car wasn't sponsored by Red Bull, and I have my doubts, since the body color is not the correct blue, then I'm surprised he hasn't gotten a cease and desist. Having worked for Red Bull's...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-18-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 89,532
Posted By Gunman
you got it.

you got it.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-14-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 89,532
Posted By Gunman
Cam carrier, and cams are removed for the recall.

Cam carrier, and cams are removed for the recall.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-14-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 89,532
Posted By Gunman
keep pushing. I've had good luck bypassing...

keep pushing.

I've had good luck bypassing the usual route, and emailing top executives at some companies, when I have had issues that customer service wasn't solving.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-14-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
You can file a complaint with the consumer...

You can file a complaint with the consumer advocacy group:
https://www.autosafety.org/
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-09-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
The notion that BRZ's have been affected less,...

The notion that BRZ's have been affected less, isn't really accurate, when you look at the ratio of recalled BRZ's to FRS's, it matches up pretty well.

Symptoms sound familiar. I bet the codes...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
I wonder if its an actual 1:1 template, or just...

I wonder if its an actual 1:1 template, or just this:

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V772-0191.pdf
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 05-08-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,274
Posted By Gunman
You're timeline is too long, in my industry, we...

You're timeline is too long, in my industry, we get a request for a part monday afternoon, and it has to be ready to load on the transporter wed., or thurs. depending on where the track is. ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
if they do, it's on them, and corporate isn't...

if they do, it's on them, and corporate isn't going to reimburse them.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
And the service department can only do what the...

And the service department can only do what the field service engineer approves.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
Per the service manager at the dealership, that...

Per the service manager at the dealership, that is the case. Subaru of America had zero in the U.S., and the only inventory was with Toyota, but I don't know how many.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-07-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
Except the piece was removed, cam sprocket, and...

Except the piece was removed, cam sprocket, and ecm replaced, and the same error code remained.

Engine was removed a third time, passages rechecked, timing cover was tore apart to check those...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
I'm only basing my thoughts, on what I have...

I'm only basing my thoughts, on what I have personally seen. i believe there is something going on, beyond just technician error.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-06-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
How long to get an engine? when my service...

How long to get an engine? when my service manager/technical service engineer checked, there weren't any in Subaru inventory, in the U.S. That was probably a month or so ago.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-06-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
Beyond just that. In my case, one piece of...

Beyond just that. In my case, one piece of sealant was found partially blocking one passage in the cam carrier. Oil pan was dropped to check the pickup, and the pickup tube was boroscoped from the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 05-06-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,274
Posted By Gunman
I started out in college thinking I wanted to be...

I started out in college thinking I wanted to be an electrical engineer. Soon, I decided mechanical was more my thing, and by the end of the first year, I was off to a tech school, because i wanted...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-06-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 81,468
Posted By Gunman
In my case, it was a Subaru, at a Subaru...

In my case, it was a Subaru, at a Subaru dealership, and the gobs of silicone were not found in the system, like some of the first ones done. Over/incorrect application of sealant was definitely an...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-05-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
Updates are an attempt to mitigate the failures,...

Updates are an attempt to mitigate the failures, but I'm still not convinced it it 100% mechanic related. After watching everything that was done with my car, and the lack of excess sealant, there...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
There are plenty from Subaru's dealing with...

There are plenty from Subaru's dealing with "horror" stories too. About 20% of the post recall issues on the spreadsheet are Subaru's, 1 in 5, which is about the same as the 2013 BRZ's to FRS ratio....
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-04-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,990
Posted By Gunman
One word, don't.

One word, don't.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-02-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gunman
May the valve spring gods be with you.

May the valve spring gods be with you.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-30-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 109,863
Posted By Gunman
Sounds almost identical to my issue. I had codes...

Sounds almost identical to my issue. I had codes for the RH intake cam valve timing.

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